We are thrilled to celebrate our rare native birds in a special collaboration with Bob Steiner. Kōtuku are rare solitary birds, located in the shallow waters along the margins of rivers, inland lakes, swamps and coastal estuaries. Incredibly elegant, they lift themselves off into flight, the wings flapping slowly and purposefully. In Maori oratory, the most telling compliment is to liken someone to Kōtuku. It symbolizes everything rare and beautiful. All jugs are hand made from clay and fired in a kiln. Jugs are food safe, please hand wash.
Kōtuku jug measures 7x6cm
Bob Steiner, Auckland
Bob Steiner is a renowned New Zealand ceramic artist and potter based in Auckland. Coming from a background in the handcrafted pottery traditions of New Zealand Bob offers handmade sculptural ceramic tiles that capture the essence of Aotearoa's fauna and flora. Bob Steiner also creates tableware at his ceramics studio which is available in a wide range from contemporary designer pieces to Pacific and Kiwiana inspired ranges. Many of Bob’s pieces have become collectible over the past decades and every year he adds new pieces to his collection.